We're currently on vacation in Thailand, writing to you from the beautiful island of Ko Samet. With no gym available and plenty of beach to work with, we've had to improvise our strength workouts. It got us thinking about how important a good warm up routine is to prepare the body for an intense bout… Continue reading A 10 minute warm up routine to get the most from your next workout
Hello everyone and welcome to the last post of this year from the Health Heads. We wish all our readers a happy, fit and healthy new year. After all health is wealth! Today we are sharing 5 tips to make your health and fitness resolutions stand the test of time, not just a flash in… Continue reading 5 tips: Making Your New Year Resolutions Stick
Hey there, I'm guessing that because you clicked on this post, you admire or are at least curious about the famous six-pack abs. I'm not sure where exactly the six-pack obsession came from- I was wrapped up in it myself as a teenager. Maybe it's a result of the photoshopped images that grace the covers… Continue reading HOW TO GET A SIX-PACK
A look at the peak week of training, heading towards my goal half marathons.
Hey hi hope you had a great week. I've been running around Jeju island this past week and it has been such a treat. This island is an outdoorsy paradise! There's amazing bike lanes that go all around the island, a massive mountain in the center (which we're climbing tomorrow) and beautiful beaches. I haven't… Continue reading Workout of the Week: DO YOU STRIDE?
Hello everyone, I hope you had a good week. Up until this point of my training, I've been building up my mileage and this week the tempo runs have increased duration and the speed workouts have gotten faster. This week marked the start of the quality phase of training for the half marathon. This phase… Continue reading Steve’s Half Marathon Training: Week 5- The Real Work Begins!
Hello hope you had a great weekend. My weekend was great apart from one thing...the return of dreaded fine dust! The past few weeks the weather and air quality has been great. I've been able to go hiking, go for runs outside, and just enjoy spending time outdoors. That all changed on Friday. I watched all day at… Continue reading Return of the YELLOW DUST